$2.75B Northvolt deal highlights record capital year for battery storage so far

If you want to follow the money in the energy sector, the trail might lead you straight to a battery storage project, according to venture capital data...

Portland utility targets distributed energy, smart grid in net-zero plan

Portland General Electric has outlined a path to net-zero emissions that relies on rapidly adding renewable energy assets and utilizing customer-sited distributed energy resources for grid resiliency.

Coast Guard solar-storage-genset microgrid to include Ameresco energy efficiency upgrades

The U.S. Coast Guard will build its first battery energy storage system (BESS) with its also first-time microgrid at a training center in California. The Coast Guard selected...

AP: Hydropower decline adds strain to power grids in drought

As extreme weather becomes more common with climate change, grid operators are adapting to swings in hydropower generation

Coast Guard solar-storage-genset microgrid to include Ameresco energy efficiency upgrades

The U.S. Coast Guard will build its first battery energy storage system (BESS) with its also first-time microgrid at a training center in California. The Coast Guard selected...

Canadian electricity associations aligning goals toward net-zero by 2050

Six of Canada’s leading electricity associations have created a coalition to promote clean power's role in a sustainable energy future. The Electricity Alliance Canada’s mandate is to enable,...

Siemens Gamesa awards UL new contracts for wind turbine certification

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has selected UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for the provision of inspection and certification services for the company’s most advanced turbine designs. UL will inspect Siemens...

Zachry Group hired to build Omaha utility’s hydrogen-capable, gas-fired peaker plants

Omaha Public Power District has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for its two new planned gas-fired power stations which will support its future solar...